Does HIV drugs make me feel better
May 8, 2005
Hi doctor, I have a very simple question. I am HIV- but my immune system is very weak. I get ill very easiliy. Does HIV drugs make my immune sstem better. Is it also effective on HIV- people. Is my question stupid? thanks a fan of you
Response from Dr. Frascino
Anti-HIV drugs do not help people who do not have HIV disease. The drugs work by decreasing the replication of HIV (virus). If you are not infected with the virus, the anti-virus drugs will not help. In fact, they have the capacity to cause significant toxicity and side effects.
If your immune system is weak, you should see an immunologist for an evaluation. Chances are your immune system is not your real problem!
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Flu Symptoms After Swallowing Cum Worried I Have HIV
- Itchy Testicles After Masturbation Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Swollen Lymph Glands After Oral Sex On A Woman What Are The Chances Of HIV
- Tingling In Feet After Mutual Masturbation Worried I Have HIV
- Canker Sores On Tongue Oral Sex?
- Family Member With Hiv Do And Donts
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.